Monthly Archives: November 2014

Review of ‘Latrinae et Foricae: Toilets in the Roman World’ by Barry Hobson

Latrinae et Foricae: Toilets in the Roman World by Barry Hobson My rating: 5 of 5 stars In the words of a popular children’s book, Everyone Poops. This means that historians should be asking themselves, to quote the title of … Continue reading

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“It’s not a person, damn it, it’s a Borg!” (Hypostasising Hugh)

The quotation in the title of this post is a line from Capt Jean-Luc Picard (Patrick Stewart) to Guinan (Whoopi Goldberg) in Star Trek: The Next Generation, Season 5, Episode 23, ‘I, Borg.’ The Enterprise has on board a Borg … Continue reading

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